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  • Member Engagement: As Easy as ESG?

    Member Engagement: As Easy as ESG?

    There is no simple answer to increasing member engagement with pension saving. Making pension schemes more relevant for those who use them for long-term saving is an important consideration.

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  • How AI Can Help Tech Companies Overcome Recruiting Challenges

    How AI Can Help Tech Companies Overcome Recruiting Challenges

    Gone are the days where ping pong, free soda and snacks in the break rooms hold the key to employee happiness. How AI is changing the recruiting and retention function in HR.

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  • When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now!

    When I get older, losing my hair, many years from now!

    According to Age UK, one in six people over the age of 80 have dementia and only 43% of those with dementia have been diagnosed. Dementia is a progressive disorder that affects how...

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  • Why a Persona-Based Approach to Compensation and Benefits can make a Big Impact on Your Organization

    Why a Persona-Based Approach to Compensation and Benefits can make a Big Impact on Your Organization

    Defining the demographics in your workplace, and communication preferences across the generations, is an important step in developing a persona-based communication strategy. How is your...

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  • Oh! What a tangled web we weave

    Oh! What a tangled web we weave

    Guaranteed Minimum Pensions were meant to replace the additional UK State Pension which itself was discriminatory in having unequal retirement ages.

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  • Slow progress on the dashboard

    Slow progress on the dashboard

    We live in a world increasingly reliant on technology and online services. Yet it is currently far from straightforward for people with membership of a number of different pension schemes to see...

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  • It’s time to move employees’ financial wellbeing up the agenda

    It’s time to move employees’ financial wellbeing up the agenda

    Employers have a vested interest in ensuring their employees are fit, healthy and not overstressed.  Private medical insurance, to deal with the physical health of employees and their dependents,...

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  • Are You Smarter than Your Smart Phone?

    Are You Smarter than Your Smart Phone?

    During a very intense professional sports playoff game, a commentator glanced at his smart watch and noticed his heart rate was highly elevated. In that teachable moment, he committed to get his...

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  • Drugs at Rock Bottom Prices!

    Drugs at Rock Bottom Prices!

    The pan-Canadian Pharmaceutical Alliance and the Canadian Generic Pharmaceutical Association have just announced an agreement to reduce the cost of generic drugs in Canada effective April 1, 2018....

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  • The Tax Cut Bonus Club Is Accepting New Members

    The Tax Cut Bonus Club Is Accepting New Members

    Since President Trump signed tax cuts into law before Christmas, at least 25 U.S. employers have announced plans to provide their employees with one-time bonuses. Some of the biggest companies in...

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  • ‘Tis the Season — A Potpourri of Workplace Holiday Practices

    ‘Tis the Season — A Potpourri of Workplace Holiday Practices

    Thanksgiving kicked off the holiday season and put company holiday practices front and center in employers’ minds. As 2017 draws to a close, it’s time to firm up bonuses, staff schedules, pay,...

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  • Preparing for Employee Reactions to the CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

    Preparing for Employee Reactions to the CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

    After some fits and starts (and probably some dashed hopes of more than a few compensation managers), the pay ratio disclosure requirement is finally upon us. Our November 7, 2017, For Your...

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  • Simon Says: Some Like It Hot – Brace yourself for the temperature wars

    Simon Says: Some Like It Hot – Brace yourself for the temperature wars

    If your employees can’t strike a workable balance in your office temperature, new software and technology may offer some help.

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  • Human Resources in an Age of “Fake News”

    Human Resources in an Age of “Fake News”

    The “fake news” issue actually spills over to many facets of life, including Human Resources. What can HR do about false or misleading information around employee benefits?

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  • Cloud Readiness Survey Results: How prepared are you for the move to the Cloud?

    Cloud Readiness Survey Results: How prepared are you for the move to the Cloud?

    Why aren’t the promises of Cloud transformation a reality for most organizations? See what our new research has to say.

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  • Come Together: How Teva Pharmaceuticals Earned its Second Annual NBGH Healthy Lifestyles® Award

    Come Together: How Teva Pharmaceuticals Earned its Second Annual NBGH Healthy Lifestyles® Award

    Teva Pharmaceuticals supports employee professional and financial health through 3 key touch points. Find out more in this post from Client Technology Leader Scot Marcotte.

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  • Simon Says: Under My Skin?

    Simon Says: Under My Skin?

    Microchip implants for employees? Tami Simon is cautious about the idea. Read what she thinks in her latest post.

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  • Are you going to the HR Tech Conference next week?

    Are you going to the HR Tech Conference next week?

    We hope to see you at the HR Tech Conference Oct 10-13 - check us out at Booth 3138.

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  • Roth Deferrals: Don’t Assume Employees “Get It”

    Roth Deferrals: Don’t Assume Employees “Get It”

    When it comes to helping employees make retirement planning decisions, employers should consider this radical idea.

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  • 2018 Retirement Plan Limits Seek New Heights

    2018 Retirement Plan Limits Seek New Heights

    What do retirement plan limits look like for 2018? Marjorie Martin breaks it down.

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